Anchorage resident, Alan Lee Kinnebrew, 90, passed away at home in Anchorage, Alaska on June 6, 2013.
Graveside services and military honors will be held 3:00 p.m. Monday June 17, 2013 at Fort Richardson National Cemetery. Those wishing to attend will need to meet at the entrance gate no later than 2:30 p.m.
Alan was born on February 8, 1923 on the family oil lease in Fellows, California. He learned the oil business at an early age, and was climbing derricks in the family business by the age of 10. Alan served our country during WWII in Europe, and was awarded the Bronze Star. When the war ended Alan continued his work in the oil industry, and worked for Baker Oil Tools for over 30 years. He and his family transferred to Kenai, AK in 1976 to start a new chapter in their lives. He loved the outdoors especially fishing and gardening, and spent the majority of his free time on the Kenai River or in his garden.
Alan is survived by his loving wife, Kathy Kinnebrew of Corvallis, OR; his children, David Coffey of Fair Oaks, CA; Teresa Rickel of Anchorage, AK; Patrick Kinnebrew of Anchorage, AK. His three grandchildren, Braden Kinnebrew of Anchorage, AK; Hannah Rickel of Anchorage, AK and Cameron Kinnebrew of Anchorage, AK
Alan's family would like to thank Yong Kim and her caring staff at Comfort Assisted Living and Frontier Medical and Frontier Pharmacy for all of their excellent, compassionate care.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Anchorage Funeral Home, you may visit Alan's online guest book at www.AlaskaFuneral.com www.AlaskaFuneral.com>
Published in The Peninsula Clarion on June 16, 2013